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Utilities

Natural Gas

Gas services are provided by MidAmerican Energy.


Power

Gas services are provided by MidAmerican Energy.


Sewer

Sewer services are provided by the Village of Rapids City and is pumped to the City of East Moline for treatment.

Cost: The minimum charge per month for sewer is $35.00 for the first 2,000 gallons and $6.85 per thousand gallons after the first 2,000 gallons (effective 07-01-2023). Statements are sent by the 7th of each month payments are due in the Village Office by the last day of same month. Payments may be made at the Village Office during regular business hours, by mail or by using the drop slot provided, for your convenience, at the Village Hall. Drop slot is located to the left of the Village Hall main entrance.

Sewer Issues: If a resident has sewer issues, they are to contact the Village Hall immediately at 309-496-2321 during regular business hours from 9am to 4pm, Monday thru Friday. If after hours contact the non-emergency police at 496-9123 or 755-4524. The police will contact village personnel.


Water

Water services are provided by the Village of Rapids City.

Cost: The minimum charge per month for water is $30.00 for the first 2,000 gallons, $3.00 per thousand gallons thereafter the initial 2,000 gallons (effective 07-01-2023).  Statements are sent by the 7th of each month payments are due in the Village Office by the last day of same month. Payments may be made at the Village Office during regular business hours, by mail or by using the drop slot provided, for your convenience, at the Village Hall. Drop slot is located to the left of the Village Hall main entrance.

Payment: Water meters are read once a month during the last two days of the current month or the first two days of the next month. You will be billed each month for the previous month's usage. There is a $100.00 deposit required on all accounts receiving water and/or sewer.

Your Annual Water Quality Report is now available at www.ilrwa.org/CCR/RapCity.pdf. To speak with someone about this report or to have a copy of it mailed to you, please call 309-496-2321.

A hard copy of the Annual Water Quality Report will be available in pamphlet form and displayed at the Village Office for review

Village of Rapids City Utility Service Application

Business Cross Connection Survey

Residential Cross Connection Survey


Garbage & Recycling

The Village of Rapids City contracts with Republic Services for garbage and recycling refuse collection and disposal.  All Rapids City residents will have their refuse picked up by Republic Services.  Republic Services will provide collection cans, weekly garbage collection, curbside recycling bi-weekly collection and a monthly large item pick up.  Yard waste collection is available at an additional charge.  At this time there is no charge for a once a month large item pick up.  The rate for weekly garbage collection and bi-weekly recycling collection will be:
August 1st, 2023 to June 30th, 2024 - $13.90 monthly
July 1st, 2024 to June 30th, 2025 - $14.53 monthly
July 1st, 2025 to June 30th, 2026 - $15.18 monthly
July 1st, 2026 to June 30th, 2027 - $15.86 monthly
July 1st, 2027 to June 30th, 2028 - $16.58 monthly
The monthly collection rate will be billed on your Village of Rapids City utility bill. 

If at any time you have a complaint concerning your refuse collection or your collection can needs to be replaced please contact Rapids City Village Hall, 309-496-2321 or vorc@rapidscity.us.

Garbage:  *Garbage is picked up after 6:00 a.m. on Friday of each week.  Garbage outside of the Republic Services provided can will not be collected. 

Recycling:  Linked you will find a guide to identify which items are acceptable to recycle.  All recycling is picked up on an every other Friday schedule.  Collection may begin at 6:00am.  Items to be recycled that are not inside of the Republic Services provided can will not be collected.  Recycling schedules can be picked up at the village office and are also linked below.

Waste Recycle Calendar (PDF)

Large Item Pick Up:  Large item pick up is on the 1st Thursday of the first full week of the month. This special pick up is intended for a single item to be picked up that will not fit in a provided garbage can.  Items that are considered hazardous, electronics, tires and appliances will not be taken, if you have an item that would fall in one of these categories please call the Village Office to get assistance with disposal options.  We have listed all large item pick up dates for the remainder of the year.
January 11th, 2024
February 8th, 2024
March 7th, 2024
April 4th, 2024
May 9th, 2024
June 6th, 2024
July 1th, 2024
August 8th, 2024
September 12th, 2024
October 10th, 2024
November 7th, 2024
December 5th, 2024

You will need to contact the Village Office to be added to the list of pick-ups. If you do not let us know you have an item to be pick-up Republic Services will not collect it.

*In the event of a holiday, all collections are subject to a one day delay.

White Goods and Used Tire Collection Program: eikert Iron and Metal Recycling collects and disposes of old appliances and residentially generated tires, with rims removed, at no charge to Rock Island County residents. Please call 1-877-934-5378 or visit www.weikertrecycling.com for more information and to make an appointment.
Appliances: Appliances: Limit is four (4) large appliances per household per year.
Tires: Limit is ten (10) tires per household per year.

Electronics (E-Waste) Household Hazardous Waste (HHW): The Waste Commission of Scott County will accept Rock Island County residents’ E-Waste and HHW materials at no charge. Drop off materials at 5640 Carey Avenue, Davenport. For facility hours, a list of acceptable materials, or more information, call (563) 381-1300 or visit www.wastecom.com. Latex paint may be dried and placed in garbage.


TV

TV services are provided by Mediacom, Dish Network, and Directv.


Phone

Phone services are provided by Mediacom and Frontier.


Internet

Internet services are provided by Mediacom, Frontier and Strada Communications.

News and Events

NOTICE OF MEETING OF VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO ACCEPT PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING THE VILLAGE APPLICATION FOR DNR BOAT ACCESS AREA DEVELOPMENT (BAAD) GRANT

On May 14, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. the Rapids City Board will listen to public comment at Village Hall located at 1204 4th Avenue, Rapids City, IL 61278, for the purpose of receiving public comments related to the Village request for a DNR Boat Access Area Development (BAAD) Grant.

Any member of the public is invited to attend and will be given an opportunity to be heard in accordance with the rules of the Board relating to public comment.

By the complete authorities of the Village of Rapids City, Rock Island County, Illinois.

Dated: April 25, 2024


Active/Reserve Military, Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Luncheon
Village of Rapid City President Harold Mire Jr. and Board of Trustees would like to invite all Rapids City's Active/Reserve Military/Veterans and First Responders to a free appreciation luncheon honoring their service on
Wednesday May 22nd, 2024.
Lunch will be served from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Rapids City Community Center.
For more information please contact Village Hall at 309-496-2321.


05-14-2024 Board Agenda


17th Street project updates can be found on Axiom Consultants website linked below.
www.axiom-rapidscity.com/17th-street-2023-proj


Spring Newsletter


Village Board Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Meetings may be attended virtually via Zoom; please see agenda for a link.


View/Pay eBills



Your Annual Water Quality Report is now available at www.ilrwa.org/CCR/RapCity.pdf.

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